Category Archives: Periods – Medieval

‘Simple Campaigning’ reviewed

Martin Smith has reviewed a book produced by the Society of Ancients that offers many ideas and sample set-ups for campaigning in the pre-gunpowder era. The ideas work for multi-player and solo campaigns. It’s on the Reviews page. Share this…emailPrintFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin

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Sample article features medieval naval rules

For this month’s sample article from previous issues of Lone Warrior, Rob Morgan provides some easy rules for naval combat during the Middle Ages. It’s on the Sample Articles page. Share this…emailPrintFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin

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OHW and TPW

By Jim Rohrer I enjoy rules from both “One-Hour Wargames” and “The Portable Wargame.” Often I have used grid movement rules from TPW with combat rules from OHW. Today I am wondering about the assumptions behind the different combat rules … Continue reading

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The Siege of Nicopolis: A new sample article

Robert Stevens used this article from a previous Lone Warrior to detail the history leading up to the Siege (and Battle) of Nicopolis in 1396. Gaming notes are included. It’s on the Sample Articles page. Share this…emailPrintFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin

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An army I’d probably never build

By Rob Morgan A little while ago, I wrote a few lines about Charlemagne on the table-top, and alongside that particular Osprey title on my bookshelves was another well written David Nicolle Osprey Men-at-Arms with the inevitably magnificent Angus McBride … Continue reading

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Another view of ‘The Age of Charlemagne’ (Osprey No. 150)

By Rob Morgan I somehow didn’t get around to reviewing the Osprey on the Carolingian age, I intended to, but it seems to have slipped away from me, as have a number of others. It’s been my intention to review … Continue reading

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‘Age of Charlemagne’ (Osprey) review added

Jonathan Aird has added a review of an Osprey title on the age of Charlemagne. It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page. Share this…emailPrintFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin

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Two discounted wargames books available

By Rob Morgan That excellent mail order discount book dealer Postscript (details below) has two sound wargames titles in its new March 2021 List, No. 326, which arrived here today. Both are Pen & Sword titles, and both are by … Continue reading

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Hostages in the Middle Ages

By Rob Morgan The International Relations department bought this book, largely I suspect because the last chapter indicates that between 1968 and 1986 there were, internationally some 549 hostage-taking incidents. But in the medieval world things were much different. The  … Continue reading

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New sample article now posted

A new sample article has been posted. It’s by Kevin White and describes how he adapted rules for an Agincourt campaign based on an original idea from Don Featherstone. It’s on the Sample Articles page. Share this…emailPrintFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin

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